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53' 4" Dutch Canal Boat 1927
Like all great canal barges, Tintin was originally built as a heavily constructed work boat then converted to a fully functional cruising yacht with accommodations for six in two separate staterooms and salon sofa sleeper, inviting indoor and outdoor spaces and dependable machinery. She is ready to go.
Dutch Canal Boat
Tintin features a twin cabin layout with a lower salon and galley, large raised pilot house and comfortable aft cabin.
From forward moving aft is the guest stateroom with a double bed, drawer and hanging storage opening windows and port holes. Next aft is the salon with a sofa sleeper to starboard and L-shaped galley aft and to port. To starboard and up four steps is the wheel house with built in seating, full controls and doors to the walk around decks. Moving aft from the pilot house and down four steps is the master stateroom with a double bed, adequate storage, opening windows and access to the full head.
The wheel house features warm natural wood veneers and flooring and the forward living spaces are modern with light wall coverings and cabinetry and the aft cabin area is natural wood veneers and flooring.
Single 120hp DAF 615 diesel engine, two 12 volt ships batteries with an automatic charger and digital gauges, Eberspacher diesel heater, Continental and UK electrical outlets thru out the vessel, Galvanic isolator with warning lights, Polarity tester, LED lighting thru out, bow thruster, single lever engine controls, mechanical steering, engine gauges, wheel house and aft deck full controls. Gas/propane portable generator.
Non-skip deck paint, painted steel hardware and rails, collapsible front windshield, aft deck chairs and table, transom ladder, stern anchor winch, signal mast, narrow walk around decks, opening deck hatches, bow anchor windlass anchor.
Tintin was originally built in 1927 in Oude Wetering as a Rietaak barge for bulk cargo and later converted to the canal barge she is today. In 2014 she was hauled, surveyed and all issues addressed. With extensive hull re-plating in 2014 and minor re-plating and bottom job in
Tintin is a boat for all seasons. In winter there’s a cozy saloon with modern kitchen and satellite TV; as the weather improves you can sit and eat in the wheelhouse and can enjoy the summer weather outside on the roomy stern deck with BBQ. There’s a steering position on the upper deck as well as in the wheelhouse.
2018 plus two new 120AH batteries, she is ready for many more years of fun afloat. Bring your personal items and bon voyage!!
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice. This listing is a courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.